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2014-05-15 12:23:59

Energy and Water Conservation on Track, Reducing Virgin Material for Packaging a Priority KENNEBUNK, Maine, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What's inside companies that you support and who are

2014-05-14 16:24:03

82% of Mainers are against Central Maine Power proposal AUGUSTA, Maine, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new poll, funded by the Alliance for Solar Choice, finds that eight

2014-05-14 12:21:18

Legacy Building Solutions partners with Portland Yacht Services to design-build new yacht storage facility. PORTLAND, Maine, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Portland Yacht

2014-05-13 23:15:47

Roof Masters expands its roofing installation and repair services market due to an expected increase in demand, due to the harsh winter. Portland, Maine (PRWEB)

2014-05-06 23:14:09

As part of a marketing campaign with alternative powerhouse MarijuanaDoctors.com, the Pine Tree Alternative Pain Clinic will serve as one of Maine's primary providers of medical marijuana

2014-05-02 23:10:02

Apple and Husson University’s New England School of Communications’ joined together with Aruba Networks and Fairpoint Communications to present Cool2Career - an educational event designed

2014-05-02 23:01:06

Announcing a new marketing campaign conducted by MCN, Dr. Benjamin Newman of Winter Harbor will satisfy an influx of Maine patients by placing a major emphasis on individualized healthcare.

2014-05-02 16:21:57

Company plans to install 66 miles of pipeline, provide 200 jobs in the year ahead CUMBERLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Natural Gas of Maine has officially begun

2014-05-02 12:21:31

ROCKLAND, Maine, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Four decades after first crewing together on a small schooner out of Rockland, Maine, Captains Doug and Linda Lee continue to live the schooner life

2014-04-30 12:26:54

52nd Annual Windjammer Days to take place in Boothbay Harbor, Maine June 22-28, 2014 BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Organizers of the 52nd Annual Windjammer Days


Latest Maine Reference Libraries

Acadia National Park
2013-03-04 09:12:06

Acadia National Park is located in the United States, in the state of Maine. It holds most of Mount Desert Island and the islands associated with it along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Created in 1919, this park is the oldest National Park that occurs east of the Mississippi River and was known as Lafayette National Park until 1929. The land encompassed by the park was originally inhabited by the Wabanaki people. When Samuel de Champlain saw the area in 1604, he described it as holding...

Weather Reference Library
2012-09-03 16:05:23

Brunswick Maine, located in the Northeastern part of the United States, has a wide array of weather patterns from colder winters and mild summers due to the Atlantic Ocean impacts. Here is a look at what the climate is for the region during the year. Temperatures for Brunswick Maine: January and February are the coldest two months for the region with high temps in the 30’s and overnight lows dropping into the teens. In March the temps warm to the 40’s during the day and 20’s in the...

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2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

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2007-10-29 10:56:38

The Maine Coon, known for its intelligence and playful nature is one of the oldest natural breeds of cat in North America. As one of the largest breeds of domestic cat, it is often called the "gentle giant". The North American Maine Coon originated in New England, where it was one of the few breeds of cat that survived the harsh New England winters. As only the strongest cats survived, the Maine Coon developed into a rugged, large cat with a thick coat and frame through natural selection....

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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